Intelligent Security, Simplified


The ACRE brand combines the power of multiple product solutions operating in a number of enterprise markets to deliver disruptive technologies and services across the globe. The leadership position ACRE embodies in the innovative technology marketplace enables it to simplify the complex world of intelligent security.

 ACRE Announces Don Joos as New CEO

Don Joos joins ACRE as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective May 23, 2022.

Don is a proven and experienced technology leader who is well-positioned to lead ACRE through its next phase of growth.

IFSEC Global - Securing Healthcare Facilities with Cloud-Based Access Control

Ross Wilks, Head of Marketing Communications at ACRE International, recently sat down with IFSEC Global to discuss the challenges of healthcare security, and how cloud-based access control is a truly beneficial solution.

A Heartfelt Thank You

Today, our Founder Joe Grillo begins the transition of his role as CEO to the next generation of leadership. While he may have joked about retiring for some time, we never actually thought it would happen. But today, he’s closer to closing the book on this significant and impactful chapter. As we reflect on Joe’s history, we are proud to be part of his evolution.

Joseph Grillo Announces Retirement from ACRE

ACRE announced today that Founder and CEO Joseph Grillo is retiring, effective May 20, 2022. Grillo’s deep knowledge of the security and access control businesses resulted in strong operating results, 11 successful acquisitions, and a relentless commitment to ACRE’s customers, partners, and employees.

ACRE Americas President Speaks With SGTV

David Sullivan, President, ACRE Americas got the chance to speak with Chuck Harold from SGTV at ISC West. The two discussed what’s new with ACRE, David’s new role, and what’s currently trending in the industry.

Check out the interview!

Kim Loy Named to 2022 SSI Hall of Fame & SIA Power 100 List

ACRE’s Chief Product Officer, Kim Loy, has been named to both Security Sales & Integration’s “2022 Hall of Fame” and the Security Industry Association’s “Women in Security Power 100 List.” Both recognitions celebrate those who have served as role models and shown leadership in the security industry.

Glancing Back: ACRE’s Year in Review

This year we continued to highlight our resilience as an organization, our ability to adapt, and how we came together as the team we now refer to as One ACRE. Going into 2021, we had clear objectives – to drive growth while delivering reliable, enterprise-ready solutions to our customers and partners.

Here is a look at how we achieved our goals…

ACRE Announces Key Acquisitions of Feenics & Matrix to Close Out 2021

ACRE announced today the strategic acquisitions of Feenics and Matrix Systems.

“Our goal is to bring the industry’s best technology innovators into our network of brands,” said Joe Grillo, CEO, ACRE.

Razberi Monitor Wins Detektor International Award

ComNet’s Razberi Monitor, a software platform that provides a top-down view of the physical security network and ecosystem without IT resources, is winner of the prestigious 2021 Detektor International Award in the  Best Surveillance Video category.

Cloud-Based Security Gains Traction in Schools recently spoke with Kim Loy, ACRE’s Chief Product Officer, who shared some insights about the scalability and flexibility of hosted access control, and the growing trend of implementing cloud-based access control solutions at educational facilities.

A Conversation With ACRE CEO Joe Grillo

Joe Grillo sat with to discuss the ACRE brands, how the company effectively addressed COVID pandemic challenges and what lies ahead in the wake of ACRE’s recent acquisition by UK-based private equity firm Triton.

Kim Loy Wins Top 50 Women in Technology Award

Kim Loy, ACRE’s Chief Product Officer, is an awardee of the Top 50 Women in Technology award at the 2021 National Diversity & Leadership Conference. The award honors professionals who are change-makers across various industries, who advance the mission of an inclusive community.

ACRE Acquires Time Data Security

ACRE announced today the acquisition of TDS based in Dublin, Ireland. This purchase will enhance ACRE’s strategic expansion plans for strengthening the product portfolio and geography in the UK and Europe and bringing new cloud-based visitor management and access control products to North America.

Brilliance Security Magazine: A Podcast with Kim Loy

In this episode of the Brilliance podcast, ACRE’s Chief Product Officer Kim Loy discusses the end-user adoption rates of cloud-based physical access systems, potential cybersecurity risks with physical access data, and the Cloud Security Shared Responsibility model.

Security Today: Management, New Owner See a Brighter Future

ACRE CEO Joe Grillo and Chief Product Officer Kim Loy talk about the recent acquisition by Triton, the state of the industry during pandemic times, and ACRE’s future growth in this Security Today interview.

Triton Invests in ACRE

Funds advised by Triton signed an agreement to acquire ACRE, a leading end-to-end security solutions provider based in Las Vegas/USA and Dublin/Ireland.

Triton will invest alongside the current management team of ACRE. The financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.


 ACRE Announces Don Joos as New CEO

Don Joos joins ACRE as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective May 23, 2022.

Don is a proven and experienced technology leader who is well-positioned to lead ACRE through its next phase of growth.

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